HODGKIN LYMPHOMA

Most present with enlarged supraclavicular/cervical lymph nodes, often with no symptoms. Diagnosis confirmed by presence of Reed-Sternberg cells. More common in the chest than non-Hodgkin.
Plain film 
•  Masses, consolidation and nodules
•  Pleural effusions are common.
CT
•  Parenchymal disease accompanied by intrathoracic adenopathy
•  Expect enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes (paratracheal and anterior mediastinum), hila nodes atypical
 Lymphoma. Chest x-ray demonstrating mediastinal lymphadenopathy with widening of the paratracheal stripe (white arrow) and loss of the aortopulmonary window (red arrow).



 

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